New Freeware Exposes Active Directory Permissions

IT auditing software provider Netwrix released a free tool to help security teams reduce risk of inside jobs by reporting permissions in Active Directory and file shares.

Apple's OSes Top 'Most Vulnerable' List of 2014

Both Apple and Linux finished the year with more security flaws than Microsoft's OSes.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Password Rollover Feature for Social Media Accounts

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team released a "preview" this week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts.

Microsoft Kills Lenovo Superfish Adware

Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.

New Government-Linked Spyware Found in Hard Drive Firmware

The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.

Microsoft Outlook iOS and Android App Bugs Lead to Enterprise Privacy Concerns

The security issues have led the European Parliament to completely block access from the app.

Microsoft Addresses 41 IE Flaws in February Patch

This Month's security update also includes two additional "critical" remote code execution fixes for Windows.

Millions of Anthem Customers' Data Stolen in Breach

The company said that information including, names, birthdays, addresses and Social Security numbers were taken.

Manage Mobile Devices and Policies in Active Directory

Introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2, Workplace Join lets otherwise incapable mobile devices participate in an Active Directory domain, but doesn't provide comprehensive security.

Microsoft Outlines Security Protections Using Azure Active Directory

Microsoft officials talked today about how the company's Azure Active Directory (AD) service is using machine learning to thwart cyberattacks.

Microsoft's Security Essentials Fails Latest Antivirus Test

Keeping up its poor showing in AV-Test's assessments, the free offering from Microsoft scored a zero when it came to protection.

Windows Server 2003 To Lose Security Update Support in July

Organizations trying to upgrade Windows Server 2003 before the end of its product lifecycle have another worry, namely, the impending loss of security supp

Time Is Running Out for Windows Server 2003

Official support for the aged Microsoft product ends this summer. Is your shop ready?

Google Discloses 2 More Windows Bugs

The flaws reside in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Microsoft's Light January Patch Includes 1 'Critical' Windows Fix

Today's release also includes a bulletin that addresses the Windows 8.1 zero-day flaw that was discovered by Google.

Microsoft Calls Google's Windows Security Disclosure a 'Gotcha' Move

Microsoft said that Google released information on a Windows 8.1 flaw even though a fix was on its way.

Microsoft Disabling SSL 3.0 in Azure Storage Next Month

Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month.

Microsoft Previews Azure Key Vault Service

Microsoft announced a preview today of a cloud-enabled security management service for IT pros and developers called "Azure Key Vault."

Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications

The company cited that the general lack of interest by organizations led to the change.

Google Pulls Curtain Back on Windows 8.1 Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft said it is currently finishing up on a fix.

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